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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 27 People

    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer - I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 2 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    My friend admitted to me that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F Jan 1

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome. I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood - Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's - I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    It's difficult for others to understand that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me...
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F Mar 10

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    Im Only 16 - Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Need Advice - I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills...
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I Am A Mix? - I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I Think I Have Munchausens - I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I Have Munchausen - I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did - I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens. - My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    Help? - i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed - obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Hello im christine im 26years old from hong kong ..i have eisenmenger syndrome since i was 20. My doctor has advised me to have a heart and lungs transplant.. Sometimes i feel im...
    Lonelygurl26 Lonelygurl26 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Hello, I'm a mother of one handsome 9 month old boy. When my husband and I left the hospital June 29, 2013. We were never told that our son was born with Poland Syndrome. After his...
    Bernadzikowski Bernadzikowski 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have just been put on 10 sodium tablets per day. This is apparently meant to help my POTS, has this worked for anyone else?
    justplainhollyjayne justplainhollyjayne 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have a really bad habit of eating flour. Its a really embarrassing habit so I try to keep it to myself but knowing there's other people with the same problem gives me comfort. I...
    KimmyO4Lifeex33 KimmyO4Lifeex33 16-17, F Mar 28

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      My 8 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with Melas after her first episode. She encountered loss of sensation down her right side, but this has now returned. We are...
    21sienna 21sienna 41-45, M Mar 31

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    When I was a child my parents knew something was different about me, and I was actually delayed in both speech and motor skills. (uncommon for aspies ;o it is more actually common...
    PerfectInsanity1988 PerfectInsanity1988 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I need some feed back. Can anyone please explain their headaches with pots? I want someone to relate to so I can stop thinking I have a brain tumor
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I assume I have had pots for a while but was just recently diagnosed. I am concerned that I have something else going on as well. It's probably easier to say the symptoms I don't...
    crsmith221 crsmith221 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have been diagnosed with POTS and misdiagnosed with various other things for 6 years now. I've learned that the most frustrating part about POTS is that it's an "invisible...
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 47XXY, I am 25 years old and live at home with my parents, in England. Im not very good at typing, as I find it rather hard to explain, but I just wish someone would...
    johndrinks88 johndrinks88 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    Don't give up the hope of it one day getting better.
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    .................interesting
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    As a young teen I was just constantly thrown on pain killers for back and hip pain. It wasn't until Nov last year it was diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. My energy levels just...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    She was found dead in her bedroom at 4am yesterday. No news yet with regards to the cause. She was one of those crazy party girls. But there was something wrong. For as...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Okay this very rare virus I contacted just over 26 years ago. Now I still can't get up from the ground in the sitting position without help. Do more exercise to strengthen your...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Two last night! In the first, I was still in highschool I guess. I was on the bus ride home after a long and exhausting day and the girl sitting next to me asked if I wanted to go...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    11 yrs ago I was a custodian at a local Christian School! I was walking from the main office to the gymn when, out of nowhere, my legs and arms began to feel as if someone was...
    terryb47 terryb47 46-50, M Mar 16

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    I was diagnosed at the age of 17. Up until that point i spent my life with the perallasis and docters not knowing what it was. They thought i had a type od muscular distrophy and i...
    tabitha35 tabitha35 31-35, F Mar 19

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    So I am 21 years old and I suffer from Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, I have done my research and unfortunately it comes with so many issues. But it is common and I would love to...
    o1Nadia1o o1Nadia1o 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Was diagnosed back in high school. Felt like it held me back from many things. Yea, I did go 2 dances, junior and senior prom, but people treated me like I was retarded. I'm highly...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I have Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, as I only have issues with my heart rate not my blood pressure when standing. Does anyone else have this? What helps? I'm waiting on a call...
    Konig316 Konig316 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Intramarine Isolation Syndrome. It is what I have, my disease. Cool. Quiet. Sometimes green, sometimes blue. Dark, or shining in the sun, but it always feels like no one ever...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I have Tourette's syndrome.
    mrhollingswortg1992 mrhollingswortg1992 22-25, M a week ago

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    I found out I had Poland's Syndrome in my 30s ( I am now 48) when I was referred to a plastic surgeon. Had an operation but had to remove the implant as my chest cavity kept...
    gamordente gamordente 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I am new to this as I noticed several posts about pots syndrome I was wondering if someone could help me? I have suffered with this since I was 14 (I am now 19) but was only...
    potsie2222 potsie2222 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    All the sounds I hear are extremely loud. I may have been like this my whole life, but it's getting worse now. People talking, laughing, babies crying, cars, machines, phones...
    mad95 mad95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Fortunately I am self-employed and can sleep the hours I "like" to 6AM-1PM. Not that I really want to be this way, but every time I try to reset to normal time, it only lasts a...
    Pozadam Pozadam 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I really need someone who knows what is going on to help me make sense of things. My partner of just over a year.. has spent the year breaking up with me. I am always fighting...
    maveric01 maveric01 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Mild cp, deformed hand, poor vision and hearing, poor teeth, weak heart, something undiagnosed with my brain (sort like a stroke but not), type 2 diabetes, psoriasis, soliios, ADHD...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 23

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    Well my dad used to tell me off for eating. I always had a revved up metabolism which continued well into my teens. I could rival any teenage boy. But I was active- I never...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I was diagnosed with TS when I was very young. My case is mild and my tics are slight but I do feel the internal side effects of TS like anxiety, hyper vigilance, and some OCD. I...
    artMusicBrew artMusicBrew 36-40, M Mar 24

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    I have just been put on 10 sodium tablets per day. This is apparently meant to help my POTS, has this worked for anyone else?
    justplainhollyjayne justplainhollyjayne 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Originally diagnosed with a bacterial ear infection, I actually had Shingles that lead to Bells palsy / Ramsey Hunt syndrome, with the usual symptoms. This is the first time I've...
    johnsonfamily38 johnsonfamily38 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I am the middle of 5 2 older brothers 2 younger sisters. My brothers were always allowed to do what ever they want. Stay up late,drive, and lots of other fun stuff. My parents took...
    Jimmy1313 Jimmy1313 22-25, M Mar 26

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    Please please respond if you are relatable. My anxiety with POTS has become so extreme and i am constantly worrying about every little thing in my body and always thinking...
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F Mar 26

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    As a child I suffered from Exploding Head Syndrome.
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M Mar 28